Nursing Documentary Screening Scheduled

A special screening of the documentary, “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses,” is set for Tuesday, June 20, during a conversation with Susan Hassmiller, senior adviser for nursing at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The event, hosted by the North Dakota Center for Nursing and the Culture of Health Think Tank Steering Committee, is…
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NDSU Personnel Honored By FFA

Todd West, professor and woody plants improvement project leader, and Barb Laschkewitsch, horticulture research specialist, were awarded Honorary State FFA Degrees during the 88th annual North Dakota FFA State Convention held at NDSU June 5-9. The award is the highest honor by the North Dakota FFA, and is presented to persons who advance agricultural education…
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Graduate Student To Present At Visualization Symposium

Ali Rahim Taleqani, an NDSU transportation and logistics doctoral student, is scheduled to present his research at the 8th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization in Action July 27-28 in Washington, D.C. Taleqani will present a poster, titled “Flight delays and cancellations: What’s behind the numbers.” The research examines flight delays and the factors that…
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Services Scheduled For Amy Rupiper Taggart

Amy Rupiper Taggart, professor of English, died June 13. She was 43. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, June 23, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Wright Funeral Home, Moorhead, Minnesota. A prayer service follows at 7 p.m. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Moorhead, Minnesota.…
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NDSU Researcher Earns Major Award For Fossil Study

  An NDSU assistant professor is conducting research that could pinpoint when and why some marine predator and prey groups evolved more than 200 million years ago. And some NDSU students will help. Geologist Lydia Tackett has received a $512,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to study the role of predator-prey interactions in building modern…
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